Title: MRI of the Thalamic Nuclei: Methods and Applications
Speaker: Manojkumar Saranathan, PhD
The Department of Medical Imaging is pleased to have Manojkumar Saranathan, PhD, presenting at our Grand Rounds on Wednesday, December 4th at 12:00 pm.
Manoj Saranathan is an MR physicist by training, with a PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle, in Bioengineering. Since then, he has worked both in the industry and in academia, focusing on development of novel MRI techniques for cardiac, real time, abdominal, breast, and neuro applications. His current interests are in the visualization of deep brain structures, especially the thalamus and hippocampus, and quantitative MRI for characterization of function and disease. Dr. Saranathan is currently an Associate Professor in Medical imaging at The University of Arizona, Tucson. He has over 60 journal publications and ten patents.